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February 25, 2020

Application date for titanium dioxide classification corrected to 1 October 2021

The EU Official Journal has corrected the application date for the classification of TiO2 as a suspected carcinogen (cat 2.) by inhalation to 1… Read more
February 18, 2020

Classification of titanium dioxide published in EU Official Journal

The European Union published on 18 February 2020 a delegated regulation classifying titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a category 2 suspected carcinogen by inhalation under… Read more
January 22, 2020

The European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament re-tables resolution objecting to proposal to classify titanium dioxide in the plenary

The European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group in the European Parliament has re-tabled a resolution objecting to the delegated act (annex) proposing to classify… Read more
January 6, 2020

Suspension of E171 in food in France enters into force as the European Commission is still to take action

On 01 January 2020, the French Government’s decision to suspend E171 in food in France entered into force. The European Commission is still to decide… Read more
December 19, 2019

The European Commission must act on French suspension of E171 to stand behind the scientific opinions of the European Food Safety Authority

The French Government decided to suspend the use of E171 in food in France from 1 January 2020. The European Commission is still to put… Read more
September 3, 2019

TDMA speaking at upcoming TiO2 world summit

Dr David Lockley, Chair of TDMA CLH Taskforce, and Dr Johan Rommens, TDMA Sustainability Task Force, will be speaking at the TiO2 World Summit taking… Read more
January 15, 2017

Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association: Statement on the INRA study

French Association Agir pour l’Environnement launched a website that irresponsibly mischaracterises the use of titanium dioxide (E171) in hundreds of food products. Titanium dioxide is… Read more
July 1, 2016

TDMA and TDIC Oppose the French Classification Proposal for Titanium Dioxide

ECHA published (31 May 2016) a revised dossier from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) proposing a harmonised… Read more
July 1, 2016

TDMA/TDIC scientific position regarding the French proposal for a harmonised classification of titanium dioxide

May 31, 2016

Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association: Updated Statement on French CLH proposal

The Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association (TDMA) is aware that ECHA has received a dossier from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health… Read more
June 1, 2013

TDMA Response to Customers Concerning the Presence of Nanoparticles in Titanium Dioxide Pigment

Titanium Dioxide pigment is manufactured as a fine particulate powder with major uses in paints, plastics, fabrics and high quality papers. It is supplied… Read more